Trifolium fragiferum. Perennial 8-14"
Strawberry clover is a low growing perennial, native to the eastern Mediterranean and southern Asia Minor Countries. Resembles White Clover in stature, grows 8 to 14 inches tall, reddish pink ball like flowers. Strawberry clover is mainly used for pasture, as a ground cover in orchards and vineyards and as a green manure crop. Versatile ground cover tolerant of flooding, for up to 2 months, yet will withstand drought. Will grow in moist alkaline and saline soils. Grows best with at least 25 inches of rain but will maintain with a little as 17 inches of rainfall. Strawberry Clover is more tolerant of harsh growing conditions than is White Clover. Plant late fall or spring. Zones 5-8. One pound covers 1000 sq.ft. or sow 6 to 10 pounds per acre.